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INDUSTRY NEWS Noteworthy Gemini Channel Letters Now UL-Listed Gemini Inc. (Cannon Falls, MN ) has announced that its fabricated, stainless-steel channel letters are now available as a ready-to-install product with a full UL listing, per an Oct. 25, 2012 UL audit. The  letters come complete with wiring diagrams, installation instructions and a UL label. Industry news should be sent to Global Imaging Memorializes Sr. Sales Director Todd Waltz Global Imaging (Louisville, CO) CEO Greg Lamb has released the following statement: “We are deeply saddened by the sudden passing of our esteemed colleague, dear friend and industry veteran Todd Waltz. Todd was an invaluable member of the Waltz Global team, a recognized industry leader with profound knowledge and a vast network of friends and family, and influential in many areas of our industry. For the many who knew Todd, they also shared affection for his genuine and sweet character. We will truly miss him. Our thoughts and prayers are with Todd’s family.” A memorial fund in his honor has been established to support the Waltz family through this difficult time. Thoughts, condolences and good memories as well as contributions can be shared at Contributions can also be made in person at any Wells Fargo bank branch by requesting to donate to the Todd Waltz Memorial Fund. from the University of Johannesburg. He started his industrialdesign career at Philips’ Eindhoven headquarters as senior designer, large screen television. and then contour cut each image to create instant, full-color transfers that can be heat applied. For more information and a current list of dates, go to www. and check the events section. To register, email: SEGD Taps Clive Roux As New CEO The Society for Environmental Graphic Design (SEGD) has named Clive Roux, an industrial designer and former CEO of the Industrial Designers Society Roux of America, as its new CEO, effective December 3. Roux has significant experience in building and running global multidisciplinary creative and business groups. Prior to serving as IDSA CEO from 2009 to 2012, he spent 15 years leading creative units for Philips Design, the product design arm of Royal Philips Electronics, The Netherlands. A native of South Africa, Roux graduated with a bachelor of technology in industrial design Imprintables Warehouse Offers VersaCAMM Workshops Imprintables Warehouse (Masontown, PA) will host numerous VersaCAMM-related workshops in 2013, at Seaglass Logowear (Clifton Park, NJ). The all-day sessions, led by Steven Jackson, education and major accounts sales representative, are geared to owners of a Roland VersaCAMM or VersaStudio units that print using solvent-based inks Nova Polymers Names Greenberger As National Sales Executive Nova Polymers (Fairfield, NJ) has appointed Bob Greenberger as national sales executive, announced  Dave Miller, the company’s Greenberger director of global businesses. Greenberger will provide sales and support for the company’s complete line of signage and wayfinding products, including NovAcryl®, the material for accessible signage. He has more than 25 years of sales leadership and relationship building. Greenberger previously served as VP of sales and national account executive for sign fabricators. In Memoriam Stan Gee (1959-2012) Stan Gee of Dallas, TX, passed away on August 1 at age 52. He was president of Gee Sales and Assoc., a sales and marketing firm that promoted companies in the sign and digital marketplace. He was known for his expertise in the vinyl-graphics field. Previously, Stan had been the VP of sales for LG Hausys America. He also held the position of regional sales manager at FDC Graphic Films and Oracal USA. Those who knew Stan remember his warm personality, sense of humor and professionalism. Few of his industry colleagues, though, knew that Stan was a professional scuba diver. In his free time, he also enjoyed hiking, skydiving and photography. Stan is survived by his son, Travis, and daughter, Ashley. 68 SIGNS OF THE TIMES / JANUARY 2013 /

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Signs of the Times - January 2013

Signs of the Times - January 2013
ST Update
Technology Update
Vinyl Apps
Strictly Commercial
Lighting Techniques
The Moving Message
Technology Review
Technology Review
Design Matters
New Products
Scenes from the Global Village
Crane Truck Safety Advice
Supreme Wrap
The Value of Signs
Industry News
Advertising Index
Editorially Speaking

Signs of the Times - January 2013